Tag: The Book Fairies

Freeport-based The Book Fairies Launches Month-long Read-a-Thon

Freeport-based nonprofit The Book Fairies just launched its month-long, virtual “Once Upon a Read-a-Thon” fundraiser.

The Book Fairies Hosting Virtual Read-a-Thon in August

The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit that donates reading materials for those in need, is hosting a virtual Read-a-Thon in August to engage kids after the coronavirus pandemic interrupted their education.

Book Fairies Helps Students in Need During Coronavirus Crisis

After Long Island schools closed last week and switched to virtual learning to avoid spreading the coronavirus, a local literacy nonprofit donated books to children in need so they could keep reading.

Guinness World Record Confirms The Book Fairies Set Longest Line Of...

Guinness World Records has confirmed that Freeport-based nonprofit The Book Fairies officially broke the record for the longest line of books, 3.81 miles, at two Wyandanch schools in November.

Long Island Press Publisher Named to Board of Nonprofit The Book...

The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating illiteracy, appointed Long Island Press Publisher Joanna Austin to its board of directors.

Literacy Nonprofit The Book Fairies’ Novel Idea: Break Guinness World Record

More than 150 volunteers spent three hours Thursday lining up 31,000 books through two Wyandanch schools in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the longest-ever line of books.

The Book Fairies Aims To Break Guinness World Record For Longest...

Vying to set the world record for longest chain of books is The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting illiteracy by providing free books to at-risk youths and communities.

Book Fairies Marks 2 Millionth Book Donation

The group has donated books to libraries, schools, community organizations, homeless shelters, children’s hospitals and elsewhere since 2012.

Bellmore Mom Fighting Illiteracy One Book at a Time

She founded The Book Fairies, a fast-growing nonprofit organization that collects reading materials for those in need throughout the New York Metro area.